SAN DIEGO, Dec. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, today announced it has been included in the 2016 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers list for the third consecutive year. Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, recognized SmartDrive alongside other top providers and companies whose products and services are critical for the global food and beverage supply chain. This distinction reaffirms the SmartDrive program's positive impact on improving safety, reducing risk and exonerating drivers of commercial vehicles.
"We're honored to be recognized once again by the Food Logistics team and proud that leading food and beverage fleets rely on SmartDrive's video-based safety and analytics solutions identify and reduce risk," said Steve Mitgang, CEO of SmartDrive. "Transportation safety and efficiency are among the top concerns for supply chain managers, and the most successful companies take proactive steps to mitigate risk. With the impact of collisions extending well beyond physical damage to the vehicle to include legal setbacks and liability claims, damage to brand reputation, personal injury or worse, the value of actionable, predictive and prescriptive analytics cannot be overstated."
SmartDrive and other companies on this year's FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers list will be profiled in the November/December 2016 issue of Food Logistics, as well as online at www.foodlogistics.com. Designed to serve as a resource guide for the publication's readers, the companies and products listed on the FL100+ benefit the industry in a variety of ways, from reducing food waste and extending shelf life, to facilitating safe and sanitary transportation of product while assuring regulatory compliance.
"The software and technology sector continues to generate new and exciting opportunities for growers, food manufacturers, grocery retailers and the many logistics providers that support them," notes Lara L. Sowinski, editorial director at Food Logistics. "Today's cloud-based solutions and mobile connectivity are helping create tools that are more flexible, affordable and responsive, making software and technology even more valuable to those in the global food supply chain."
SmartDrive is the industry's only multi-tiered video-based safety program that identifies unsafe driving with an extensible platform, integrating video, vehicle data, audio and driving data for a unified and comprehensive view of risk. The SmartDrive SmartIQ platform is a distinct, new class of solution that transforms massive volumes of data generated by commercial fleets into timely actionable information, predictive analysis and prescriptive actions that drive measurable value for food and beverage logistics businesses.
About SmartDrive Systems
SmartDrive Systems, the recipient of Frost & Sullivan's Customer Value Leadership Award for Video Safety Solutions, gives fleets and drivers unprecedented driving performance insight and analysis, helping save fuel, expenses and lives. Its video analysis, predictive analytics and personalized performance program help fleets improve driving skills, lower operating costs and deliver significant ROI. With an easy-to-use managed service, fleets and drivers can access and self-manage driving performance anytime, anywhere. The Company, which is ranked as one of the fastest growing companies by Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, has compiled the world's largest storehouse of more than 140 million analyzed risky-driving events. SmartDrive Systems is based in San Diego, Calif., and employs over 500 people worldwide.
About Food Logistics
Food Logistics is published by AC Business Media, a business-to-business media company that provides targeted content and comprehensive, integrated advertising and promotion opportunities for some of the world's most recognized B2B brands. Its diverse portfolio serves the construction, logistics, supply chain and other industries with print, digital and custom products, events and social media.
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